I used to get so tripped up trying to figure this out. (Don't get me wrong, I still run across things that make me have to second guess myself). But here are a few tips to help you know the difference between crystal and etched glass.Read More
Last week we looked at Depression glass and explored some of the manufactures who make it. Today I thought we would dig a little bit into Elegant Glass. I also thought we would do a little exploring into how to spot original depression glass vs a reproduction.Read More
Can you even imagining opening up your box of Cheerios or whatever and finding a piece of shinny colored glass in there? That might actually be enough to get my lazy ass out of bed in the morning.
Depression Glass was produced in mass quantities at an expensive price point between the 1920s and 1950s. It was distributed for no or little cost and often included as a "gift with purchase" (like including in food packing).Read More
I remember the first time I ever saw the famous Eames Lounge chair. It reminded me of something my grandfather would have had. Something he would have curled up in at night to read the paper and have a drink. It was beautiful and filled me with the comfort of familiarity.Read More
Caviar (sturgeon eggs) is a such a delicacy it requires its own spoon. The spoon is usually small (about 6 inches or smaller) and has an oval or shallow bowl to serve the caviar. But, you will also find some spoons larger and more ornidate in size.